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iran's parliament. lawmakers - locked down inside. the two attacks unfolding right now. plus - the parents of an accused leaker- speaking out for the first time. what they say their daughter was afraid of.
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just over 24 hours before the former f-b-i director hits the hot seat. the new details about what he could reveal.. good morning washington. toss to eileen - cloudy & unseasonably cool today; a few showers - fantastic friday - weekend warm up - heat wave sunday through thursday (feels: - weekend warm up - heat wave sunday through thursday (feels: 95-100) today: cloudy and cool. isolated showers. highs: 67-70 winds: ne 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy and cool. lows: 50-56 winds: ne 5 mph tomorrow: mostly cloudy. milder than today, but still cool. highs: 71-74 winds: ne 5-10 mph
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im sam sweeney at the live desk with breaking news from overseas.
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attacks in the capital of iran. iranian state media says four attackers stormed the state parliament building while lawmakers were inside. the associated press reporting that at least one attacker blew himself up in a sucided attack. the entrance and exit gates were quickly closed and government officials were told to remain in place inside the chamber. so far 8 people are reported injured, but witnessess say heavy gun fire continues. and just coming in the last 3 minutes--- reports of second sucide bomb and about ten minles away - reports say a
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suicide bombers attacked a shrine to leader ayatollah khomeini. so far we know a security guard is dead and several others injured. state media reports these attacks were coordinated, but right now it's unclear who was behind the attacks. new overnight.. london bridge and borough high street in london reopened to the public. the areas have been cordoned off since the terror attack saturday night. part of borough market is still closed. the opening of the roads came as police raided a home in east london early this morning. a 30 year old man was arrested in connection with the london attack. developing now.. two maryland high school students - murdered the night before their graduation. they were found shot to death in a car.. our suzanne kennedy was there yesterday morning as the news broke. let's get back to her live now in suzanne - new details this morning, but still a lot of questions.
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we're hearing from the parents of the 25-year-old
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the parents of the 25-year-old government contractor accused of leaking n-s-a documents. reality winner was arrested monday night at her home in georgia. she's accused of printing a confidential
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possible russian election tampering, and sending it to an online news outlet. her parents spoke to cnn's anderson cooper last night. winner lived and worked in fort winner lived and worked in fort meade, maryland before moving to georgia. we'll hear from people who knew her when she lived in maryland.. coming up around 5:47. this comes as washington is preparing for a showdown on capitol hill preparing for a showdown on capitol hill tomorrow. former f-b-i director, james comey is set to testify before the senate about the russian investigation.. and his conversations with president trump. ahead of the
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message for comey. the questions will start before comey even takes the stand. today the senate has called on several national security officials to testify. among them, rod rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, whose memo was initially held up by the white house as the impetus behind comey's firing. we will carry the we will carry the entire hearing live tomorrow morning as it happens - right here on abc-7. special live coverage begins at 10 a-m. we're following breaking news from baltimore. a car - slamming into a police cruiser - and the officer fires back. sam sweeney is monitoring the manhunt happening right now, from the live desk - coming up.
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me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,aught and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia.
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cool today; a few showers - fantastic friday - weekend warm up - heat wave sunday through thursday (feels: 95-100) today: cloudy and cool. isolated showers. highs: 67-70 winds: ne 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy and cool. lows: 50-56 winds: ne 5 mph tomorrow: mostly cloudy. milder than today, but still cool. highs: 71-74 winds: ne 5-10 mph
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folling breaking news out of baltimore county. thats where a police officer is in the hospital after someone tried to run him over. this is all happeend late last night in patapsco state park.. the park was closed, the officer came to ask the driver to leave. thats when police say the driver reversed and tried to run him over. not once but twice. the officer opened fire, but the driver got away. the maryland natural resources officer is a 25 year veteran. officials say he is expected to survive. this morning bill cosby's accuser will be back on the stand. andrea constand will be cross-examined after telling her version of the story yesterday. in court, constand says she went to cosby's home for dinner several times- and on the 5th visit, she says he gave her pills and wine. constand said quote "i got woozy,
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impaired." she said she wasn't able to tell him to stop. cosby's lawyers argue that sexual contact was consensual. new this morning.. we have the results of new jersey's gubernatorial primaries. on the democratic side.. phil murphy was the winner. he beat five opponents. murphy is a former goldman sachs executive. he spent more than 20-million dollars on the primary. on the gop side - current lieutenant governor kim guadagno beat four opponents. she'll face murphy on november seventh in one of only two governor's races this year, along with virginia. next week - virginia voters will choose their nominees to be the next governor. democrats will choose between current lieutenant governor ralph northam.. and former congressman tom perriello, whose progressive platform has drawn support from senator bernie senators. on the republican side - voters will decide from three candidates: former r-n-c chair ed gillespie.. corey stewart.. the chair of the prince william county board of supervisors.. and current state senator fr
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primary is next tuesday. will those annoying robo-calls finally stop buzzing your phone? there's a new ally in the fight. consumer reporter john matarese shows how cell companies are finally pitching in, so you don't waste your money. an incredible achievement being celebrated in fairfax county this
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meet george kah-shoo. the springfiled man made it to the top of mount everest! we're talking about enduring 60 miles-per-hour winds and temperatures 30 degrees below zero. we first told you his story a few weeks ago - and now he's back home! kah-shoo says it was hard to eat, sleep and recover each day. but it was all worth it. and he's not done yet. now- he's got his eye on climbing the highest mountain in antarctica. we'll be talking with kashou later this morning. don't miss that live interview - coming up at 8:15, when we switch over to newschannel 8. time now for weather - cloudy & uns
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apple is following in the footsteps of netflix and amazon. the company premiered its first original show last night. abc's diane macedo and kendis gibson have the details in this morning's techbytes. breaking right now. multiple attacks happening right now in iran. brand new information coming in by the minute.. .
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brand new information coming in by the minute.. . sam sweeney is at the live desk and will give us an update coming up. good morning washington.
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- cloudy & unseasonably cool today; a few showers - fantastic friday - weekend warm up - heat wave sunday through thursday (feels: 95-100) today: cloudy and cool. isolated showers. highs: 67-70 winds: ne 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy and cool. lows: 50-56 winds: ne 5 mph tomorrow: mostly cloudy. milder than today, but still cool. highs: 71-74 winds: ne 5-10 mph xx and wcontinue
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news out of iran... state media reporting terrorists are still inside the iranaian parliament. multiple people are injured, others are dead and its possible there are several hostages. this attack began hours ago while the legislature was in season. images coming out of tehran right now show gunman with ak47's hanging out of the windows at parliament. and just 30 minutes after the first attack, more gunman and a sucided bomber attacked a shrine for the iranaian ayatollah about 10 miles outside of
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person is dead there, several more injured. and in just the last 10 minutes or so, the associated press reporting that isis is claiming responsibility for these simeltanuos attacks. this is being described as a fluid situation... as new confirmed information comes in, well pass it along. french president emmanuel macron will hold a special security meeting on counterterrism measures today. it comes a day after another attack in the french capital. a man armed with a hammer and kitchen knives approached three officers outside the notre dame cathedral, hitting one of them. the attacker yelled "this is for syria" at least one officer opened fired - injuring the man. the officer was not seriously hurt. the suspect is believed to be an algerian student. security is tight in downtown washington, following the attacks overseas. and with pride weeken
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specialized training.. to prepare for the worst. at ultra bar yesterday, a security consultant spoke to bouncers. he advised them on how to deal with threats at bars and clubs, including terrorism. big crowds are expected this weekend for d.c.'s pride festival. authorities are warning people to be aware of their surroundings.. and to contact police if they see anything suspicious. happening today.. president trump will be in ohio, outlining his new infastructure plan. the one trillion dollar overhaul of the nation's roads and bridges is a key item on his domestic agenda - but it's struggled to gain traction as the white house deals with a slew of controversies. and meanwhile - former president barack obama enjoying a casual night out with canadian president justin trudeau. the two dined in trudeau's hometown of montreal. the dinner date followed obama's speech there earer
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spoke about developing the next generation of leaders. late night baseball as the nats continued a west coast swing overnight against the los angeles dodgers. it was a tight one but nats edge it -- 2-to-1, with max scherzer striking out. they'll look to sweep the series today with an afternoon match up at three. it'll pit two of the league's best- stephen strasburg and clayton kershaw head to head. game three of the nba finals tonight - and the odds are stacked against even the best of them. lebron james down two, nothing heading to cleveland. but remember.. lebron has been here before. last year we all thought it was over when the cavs were down 3-1 to the warriors... but we were all wrong. cavs would come back to win the title. so how did lebron get through it? abc-7 is your home for the nba finals... game 3 is tonight in
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tip off is set for 9 o'clock.. and coverage begins at 8:30, right here on abc seven the countdown to comey is on. the testimony we've all been wating for, now just 24 hours away. how local bars are getting in on the action - coming up. fairfax fire says they are responding to a townhouse
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through thursday (feels: 95-100) today: cloudy and cool. isolated showers. highs: 67-70 winds: ne 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy and cool. lows: 50-56 winds: ne 5 mph tomorrow: mostly cloudy. milder than today,
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across virginia endorse dr. ralph northam. ralph northam is the ly candidate who stood up to the nra after the virginia tech shooting. dr. northam stands out with a consistent pro-choice record and led the fight to stop
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h is a leader for education, expanding pre-k for thousands of families in virginia. ralph northam: making progress means taking on tough fights, and as governor, i won't let donald trump stand in our way. fire on greenbriar ct. there notes from the first units on scene indicate that everyone evacuated safely, but they are not yet sure how severe the fire is.
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u/d reston, va (fairfax county) working fire 1608 greenbriar ct. fire 1st fl ff thru the working fire 1608 greenbriar ct. fire 1st fl ff thru the flr rescue in prog. dc5 1st fl ff thru the flr rescue in prog. dc5 this morning all eyes on a brewing battle on capitol hill. tomorrow - former f-b-i director james comey, will testify about his meetings with president trump - and the memos he wrote after them. according to sources comey's felt that the president was being so inappropriate that he asked attorney general jeff sessions to make sure that the two were never alone together. the hearing is expected to be a long q and a about his private talks with the president, russia, michael flynn, the election and whether mr. trump asked comey to back off. there's so much anticipation about comey's testimony.. some d.c. bars are planning "comey watch parties." one such event will be held tomorrow at
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the bar's general manager says he got the idea after speaking with his mother. rob heim announced rob heim announced his watch party on facebook. within hours, he received about 300 responses. and the number keeps growing. so shaw's tavern is putting some special f-b-i items on the menu. in one item.. "f" stands for fried chicken breast.. "b" stands for bacon, and "i" stands for iceberg lettuce. we will carry the entire hearing live tomorrow morning as it happens - right here on abc-7. special live coverage begins at 10 a-m. the woman arrested for allegedly leaking a confidential n-s-a document has maryland ties. reality winner is now in federal custody near her current home in georgia. she's accused of printing a confidential dome
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election tampering, and sending it to an online news outlet. winner served in the air force. and last year she was stationed at fort meade, maryland. a former neighbor says there was nothing unusual about her. winner also worked part time at the columbia yoga shop in maryland. a student and an instructor told us.. she was a very nice, very sweet person. developing now.. the search is intensifying for the killer of two montgomery county honor students. shadi najjar and artem ziberov were found shot to death monday night in montgomery villege. they were inside najjar's vehicle. the two were students at northwest high school in germantown. and they were about to graduate. graduation went ahead as scheduled.. at d-a-r constitution hall in downtown washington. at d-a-r constitution hall in downtown washington.
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the murders have no suspects.. and no motive. a cheverly mother who pleaded guilty to suffocating her two children will be sentenced today. sonya spoon entered the plea back in march. police say in septemeber of 20-14 - spoon covered her two toddlers heads with plastic bags wrapped with duct tape. the murders happened about a week after spoon was released from a local hospital where she had been under evaluation after threatening to harm herself and her children. as part of her plea deal - spoon faces 35 to 45 years in prison. happening now.. one lane getting by each way on allentown road as crews rush to make repairs. on monday, a hydrant burst - sending water shooting into the air - and creating a crater in the middle of the road. w-s-s-c says they broken pipe is out, but they still need to put the new one in. 45 cust
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right now - no word on when the work will be finished. a rock creek park trail is closed, starting today. the section of paved trail from tilden street to porter street northwest will be closed through next tuesday, as part of the beach drive reconstruction project. crews are repaving the trail across bluff bridge. for the next week - pedestrians and cyclists on the trail will be able to use a detour. talk about the career of a lifetime. today - nasa will announce it's new astronaut class! this year's pool of applicants - more than 18 thousand. nasa hasn't said how many new astronauts have been chosen.. but to give you some context, only eight people were selected to the most recent class in 2013, from more than 63-hundred candidates. vice president mike pence will help make the announcement at one this afternoon at the johnson space center in houston. chuck berry's last album is twisting into stores this week. titled "chuck" - the 10 song set is the rock and roll
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his first record - "rock it" was released in 1979. berry died in march at the age of 90. the album "chuck" will be out friday. now to crazy footage out of colorado - check this out. a black bear.. making it's way into a family's condo, through an open window. the whole thing was caught on security footage you cab see the bear here walking around the home until it finds a piano and then -- has a turn on the keys! this video quickly went viral. the internet has fittingly named the vistor --- "bear-toven." it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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cool today; a few showers - fantastic friday - weekend warm up - heat wave sunday through thursday (feels: 95-100) today: cloudy and cool. isolated showers. highs: 67-70 winds: ne 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy and cool. lows: 50-56 winds: ne 5 mph tomorrow: mostly cloudy. milder than today, but still cool. highs: 71-74 winds: ne 5-10 mph good morning
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and alexander clooney. george's rep says both are "happy, healthy and doing fine." george will be 74 when the twins graduate from high school. "thor," played by chris hemsworth, wasn't in last year's
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townhouse catching fire. and just minutes ago we've learned a firefighter was hurt. the breaking new details - coming up at six. ♪ pro-tip for making ribs: don't go it alone. get these great smoked ribs. thanks. sure. twenty minutes on the grill. and they're done. you think he cares if i smoke ribs for six hours?
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announcer: now good morning washington on your side. we begin with a breaking news alert. adriana: breaking now, a townhouse catching fire in fair tax county. larry: sam is live with details. sam: on lake anna in reston. one firefighter injured and taken to the hospital. these are live pictures from the scene. we're told the firefighter fell through the first floor as it collapsed as he was working to put out that fire. everything now is under control. that firefighter is expected to be ok. these are live pictures. we're told they are working to put out hot spots right now on greenbriar court. john gonzalez is headed to the scene. and as soon as we get new information, we'll pass it along. the good news here, everybody inside that house made it out safely. at the live desk, i'm

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